Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Lou Gehrig or Albert Pujols? It is a simple question that does not always have a simple answer. I assume that if you are here, you have questions about who is best in your match up or you need help changing someone's mind. I can't guarantee it will work, but good luck nonetheless.

If you are less interested in a Lou Gehrig vs. Albert Pujols comparison and are more interested to see if one is tracking the other, then you are in luck! Click the “View Charts” link in the stat box to see how they compare over their careers. The data table and charts on these pages visualize how each player has progressed through their careers. They also summarizes both players' career performance.

Lou Gehrig Albert Pujols
Bats Left Right
Throws Left Right
Position First Base First Base
Generation The Greatest Generation Gen X
Hall of Fame Yes No

Hitting Stats for Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols

Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
2164
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3080
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
9660
723
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
13041
723
Career
162 Game Avg.
8001
599
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
11421
599
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.34
0.34
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.296
0.34
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.053
1.053
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.921
1.053
Career
162 Game Avg.
2721
204
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3384
204
Career
162 Game Avg.
1531
115
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1979
115
Career
162 Game Avg.
534
40
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
686
40
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
163
12
Career
162 Game Avg.
16
12
Career
162 Game Avg.
493
37
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
703
37
Career
162 Game Avg.
1190
89
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1405
89
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.062
0.062
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.062
0.062
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.181
0.181
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.208
0.181
Career
162 Game Avg.
2222.79
166.4
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2265.33
166.4
Career
162 Game Avg.
5060
379
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
6211
379
Career
162 Game Avg.
4274
320
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4880
320
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.442
0.442
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.374
0.442
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.632
0.632
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.544
0.632
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.075
1.075
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.918
1.075
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.292
0.292
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.248
0.292
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.357
0.357
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.304
0.357
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.247
1.247
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.92
1.247
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.332
0.332
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.284
0.332
Career
162 Game Avg.
1888
141
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1914
141
Career
162 Game Avg.
1995
149
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2218
149
Career
162 Game Avg.
3390
254
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3429
254
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2207.87
165.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
2207.2
165.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
45
3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
123
3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1508
113
Career
162 Game Avg.
1373
113
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
316
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
790
59
Career
162 Game Avg.
1404
59
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
12.23
12.23
Career
162 Game Avg.
9.29
12.23
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.91
1.91
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.98
1.91
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
106
8
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
8
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
123
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
426
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
102
8
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
117
8
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
101
8
Career
162 Game Avg.
43
8
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
203
15
Career
162 Game Avg.
160
15
Career
162 Game Avg.
50.25
50.25
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
73.13
50.25

Fielding Stats for Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols

Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1.28
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
21
1.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
2147
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2425
162
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2306
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
60237
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20079
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
19525
1473.24
Career
162 Game Avg.
17460
1473.24
Career
162 Game Avg.
1087
82.02
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1830
82.02
Career
162 Game Avg.
196
14.79
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
147
14.79
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20808
1570.05
Career
162 Game Avg.
19437
1570.05
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20612
1555.26
Career
162 Game Avg.
19290
1555.26
Career
162 Game Avg.
99.06
99.06
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
99.24
99.06
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
9.6
9.6
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.955
9.6
Career
162 Game Avg.
1575
118.84
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1710
118.84
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0